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Happy Hot Dog Relish

This sweet-tart relish combining cranberry sauce and sauerkraut is so good! It's also a nice complement to hamburgers, baked ham and roast pork.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 cups


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 cup sauerkraut, rinsed and drained


  • In a small saucepan, saute onion in oil until tender. Add the cranberry sauce, mustard, sugar, garlic powder and pepper sauce. Cook and stir for 5-10 minutes or until cranberry sauce is melted. Add sauerkraut; heat through.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 56 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 96mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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  • thefigueroazoo
    Sep 6, 2011

    If you get past the weird ingredients it makes a phenomenal topping for hot dogs. I am not fond of them and with this on top even I was looking longingly at a second.

  • amykrisb
    Jun 4, 2011

    Surprisingly good. The first bite was a little sweet for me, but by the time I finished my hot dog, I absolutely had to have more...

  • sschedlbauer51
    May 29, 2011

    very quick, easy, and tasty. A hit with my family and a nice change from coney island hot dog sauce.